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BCGEU Faculty, Heavy Duty Commercial Transport Technician

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Position Title BCGEU Faculty, Heavy Duty Commercial Transport Technician
Who We Are
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Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Transportation is seeking a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) BCGEU Faculty, Heavy Duty Commercial Transport Technician to join the Heavy Equipment Group at our campus located on Annacis Island in Delta to deliver training in our apprenticeship and foundation programs.
Duties & Responsibilities
These full-time positions include instructional responsibilities such as: teaching provincial curriculum; short-term coverage for Faculty release; preparing and presenting classroom lectures, course delivery and assessment materials; providing practical demonstrations; and working collaboratively within our heavy equipment team and with the Department Heads. The program curriculum includes the instruction of disassembly, inspection, overhaul, servicing and reassembly of many types of off-road heavy duty equipment and commercial trucks. This ranges from class 8 semi tractors and transport trailers through to bulldozers, front end loaders, skid steers and excavators.

  • BC Trades Qualification with Inter-Provincial Red Seal in Heavy Duty Mechanics or Commercial Transport Mechanics.
  • BC Certificate of Apprenticeship in Heavy Duty Mechanics or Commercial Transport Mechanics.
  • A minimum of five years’ recent journeyperson industry experience (more preferred).
  • Ability to Instruct the full scope of heavy duty/commercial transport curriculum including tracks, undercarriage and transport trailers.
  • Documented experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy duty or off-road equipment.
  • Documented experience in the repair and maintenance of commercial transport trucks and trailers.
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Current computer literacy and proficiency with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint: ability to manage files located on a database.
  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience is an asset.
  • Documented experience working as an Instructor in a post-secondary or industrial setting within a team environment is an asset.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of forty-six days of vacation
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements available
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range $98,324 - $115,805 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SoT Motive Power
Campus Location Annacis Island
Bargaining Unit BCGEU Faculty
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 05/13/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 24GEUF86
Competition Open Date 04/10/2024
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  4. * Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents